North Island Gazette

Fentanyl dealer sentenced after crashing, ditching shotgun, hiding in Port McNeill forest

Justin John Chester of Courtenay will serve another 20 months

  • Jul 23, 2021

Port Hardy Minor Hockey Association talks upcoming 2021-2022 season

PHMHA is taking applications for coaches, assistant coaches, and youth on-ice mentors

BC Hydro crews go to work during North Island’s all-day planned power outage

BC Hydro used two helicopters and two-eight person crews to complete the structure replacements

‘Very old’ human remains discovered by beach cleanup crew in Kyuquot

BC Coroners Service handling case, with assistance from Port McNeill RCMP

North Island MLA meets with Hardy Bay Senior Citizens Society

Rosaline Glynn, president of the society, said the visit went fantastic

Port Hardy local earns first ever VIAHA youth volunteer award

Player, mentor and coach Sagel Wilson earned a new award from VIAHA

TELUS investing $1.8 million in North Island this year

'TELUS is proud to make this generational investment across Northern Vancouver Island'

  • Jul 20, 2021

Upcoming documentary ‘Cedar Is Life’ to film in the North Island

Cedar Is Life will film along the west coast of B.C. to explore the cultural significance of cedar

  • Jul 19, 2021

MOUHSS bus heading to Port Hardy

Mobile outreach unit to start travelling to Port Hardy every two weeks

  • Jul 16, 2021

Wuikinuxv First Nation hosts first cultural summer day camp

'This program is one of its kind and will provide a tremendous opportunity for the youth of Wuikinuxv'

  • Jul 15, 2021

Supports will help North Island prepare for emergency events

Over $150,000 for Emergency Operations Centres will help North Island

  • Jul 14, 2021

Man goes on hunger strike in front of Port McNeill hospital, fighting for his wife

'I'm going on a hunger strike and I will fast until death if I have to, to get this resolved'

  • Jul 13, 2021

Port Alice RCMP ask for the public’s help in retrieving a stolen telescope

The Port Alice RCMP are reminding the public to lock up and secure valuable items

‘Namgis First Nation to look for unmarked burial grounds in Alert Bay

On Vancouver Island, there are 202 children known to have died at five residential schools

2 vehicle collision at the ‘T’ intersection sends one to hospital with minor injuries

There were no drugs or alcohol involved in the accident

Supplying alcohol to minors is an increasing issue in Port Hardy

'We are a small, tight knit community and these issues need to be dealt with accordingly'

Another big donation comes in for seniors centre new roof project

Keltic Seafoods handed over an $8,000 donation to Rosaline Glynn

Port Hardy skatepark grant funding declined by government

Coun. Fred Robertson said that any plans to build a brand new skatepark are 'probably on hold'

Northern Expedition needs extensive repairs, will be out of action till August

There's going to be a change in ferry service this summer

PHSS postpones totem pole raising until the fall

'We hope that we will be able to have a full gathering to celebrate at that time'